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Reference number: 11275

Date: 1982

Sound: sound

Original format: U-Matic

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 32.25 mins

Description: A recording of Scottish Ballet performing Carriages at Midnight, a one act ballet choreographed by Peter Darrell. The dancers are accompanied by musicians on stage. [This performance may have been recorded at the Mitchell Theatre in Glasgow, where this ballet was performed in February 1982]

[Following this recording there is a section from Act Three of Napoli. This production was filmed by the BBC in 1980 - this could be some of the missing Act 3 from the recording at ref 12032?]

See ref. 11274 for full recording of Napoli made in 1978, also in the collection.

Scottish Theatre Archive: Carriages at Midnight, Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow, 1982 February 3. Programme. STA SB 11/37i
3rd February 1982, The Scottish Ballet New works. Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow []

Please note this is a copy of the raw capture of the original analogue video for preservation and as such may display defects such as dropout, washed out colour and sound fluctuation.

Credits: [Music: Kreisler – Variations
Choreography: Peter Darrell
Designer: Heron Stewart
Praeludium: Judy Mohekey and Members of the Company
Minuet: Noriko Ohara, Christopher Long
Fiona Dear, Ruth Prior, Vincent Hantam, Kenn Burke
Liebeslied: Sally Collard Gentle, Paul Tyers, Jonathan Williams, Leslie Morrison
Syncopation: Eleanor Moore, Paulo Lopes
Sicilienne: Louise Hellewell, Donna Richardson, Miranda Atkin, Elspeth Shaw, June Skinner, Gina Long
Rigadoun: Linda Packer, Vincent Hantam
Rosmarin: Noriko Ohara
Liebesfreud: The Company
Violin: Leslie Child
Cello: Deirdre Cooper
Piano: Bramwell Tovey

Source: STA SB 11 37/ai

Part of an evening ‘Soiree Musicale’ at The Mitchell Theatre on Wednesday 3rd February 1982]

Shotlist: Carriages at Midnight
Performance: 00:05-24.56
Curtain call: 24.57-25.46

25:52-32:20 [section from Act Three of Napoli. This production was filmed by the BBC in 1980.]